Taunton's Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables & HerbsBook - 2011
Published from 1996 to 2001, Kitchen Gardener magazine featured articles focused on edible gardening, written by expert gardeners from throughout the US and Canada. A former editor of the magazine, Connecticut-based Lively assembles valuable information from the numerous issues of the magazine into a single volume sure to inspire novice and experienced gardeners alike as the current "eat local" movement gains ground across the US. The first half of the text addresses basics, from design and layout to hardscape and structures, soil improvement, watering, fertilizing, and managing pests and problems. The second half is an A-to-Z guide to sowing, growing, and harvesting 85 vegetable and herbs. Illustrated throughout with color photographs, diagrams, and charts. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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First-rate gardening pros share their expertise on designing a garden of any size, as well as fundamentals about soil, irrigation, pest control, crop rotation, and more.
From planning and planting to harvesting,Taunton's Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables and Herbs is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to growing your own vegetables and herbs. That’s good news for gardeners everywhere, as the “eat local” movement continues to gain momentum across the country. What to grow? Where to plant it? How to get the most from your garden? It’s all in here.
First-rate gardening pros share their expertise on designing a garden of any size, as well as fundamentals about soil, irrigation, pest control, crop rotation, and more. With detailed advice on growing 85 crops, plus sidebars on how to make a garden as attractive as it is productive, readers will delight in finding all the information they’ll ever need on vegetable gardening in one place.